All-Candidates Discussion: What is Canada's Role in Fighting Global Poverty?

What Is Canada's Role In Fighting Global Poverty? #PoliticsAside


On behalf of Engineers Without Borders and ONE Campaign supported by Make Poverty History, we'd like to invite you for an evening of discussion about Canada's role in fighting global poverty featuring federally nominated candidates from Vancouver ridings.


This evening is part of a national campaign called #PoliticsAside aimed at getting candidates to share their views about the role Canada ought to play in tackling global poverty this upcoming 42nd Parliament. 


On September 29th, we shall be listening to perspectives from different candidates across major political parties through a moderated roundtable discussion.You'll have the chance to ask questions to candidates, interact with local organizations, and build relationships with others who want Canadian leadership in eradicating global poverty. Come join us!


List of confirmed participants (please note this list will be updated as we receive confirmations from nominated candidates):


Hedy Fry, Liberal Party, Vancouver Centre

Lisa Barrett, Green Party of Canada, Vancouver Centre

Constance Barnes, NDP, Vancouver Centre


Evening Schedule:


6:30pm: Opening

7:00pm: Discussion

8:30pm: Networking


Please note this venue is wheelchair accessible. For questions about this event please contact Jason Clark:

September 29, 2015 at 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2W3
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